Catherine Jopling is an attorney in Barnes & Thornburg’s Litigation Department. She concentrates her practice on commercial litigation and arbitration.
Youâ€™ve been served with a subpoena. The document looks very official. Itâ€™s signed by a judge. Thereâ€™s a case name and number at the top â€” you are not a plaintiff or a defendant, but perhaps the plaintiff or defendantâ€™s names are familiar to you. As far as you know, youâ€™re not being sued.... May 15th, 2014 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More
As a business owner, a lawsuit against you or your company could be devastating at worst, and a major irritant at best. The situation can feel outside of your control. Even if the alleged claims against you are completely false, you are now in a position of having to defend your case. This means hiring... June 20th, 2013 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More
Well, it’s happened. You’re a party in a lawsuit.
You’ve either had the unpleasant task of suing somebody else or been sued yourself. It’s part of doing business, and you’re staring down the barrel of a possibly long and expensive process.
Often the greatest... November 15th, 2012 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More